Numerical Analysis on the Collapse RC Frame

This paper focuses on the collapse analysis of a planar RC frame. This research is based on an experimental study presented in the literature. The analyses are conducted using a dedicated software based on the Applied Element Method. This numerical method is able to...

The Influence of Structural Arrangement on Long-duration Blast Response of Annealed Glazing

This paper investigates the influence of structural arrangement on long-duration blast loaded annealed glazing via variable thickness, area, aspect ratio and edge support conditions. Initially, the findings of eighteen full-scale air-blast trials employing 33 annealed glazing panels are reported where it is demonstrated that fracture mode and fragmentation are a strong function of edge supports.